Stirling, Alberta

What is Stirling, Alberta known for?


main industry

;LatitudeMinutes &LongitudeDegrees &LongitudeMinutes &NormalsClass A&SelNormals &StnId 2263& Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000 , accessed 23 March 2010 date August 2010 Economy thumb right 150px Stirling Elevator Stirling Grain Terminal (Image:Stirling Alberta.jpg) (Super grain elevator) '''Agriculture''' Historically, Stirling's economy has relied mainly on agriculture as a main industry. The community still has strong roots

makes tourism another main industry. Stirling has a variety of businesses Stirling Business Directory. Retrieved on 2008-08-31. and recreation, such as a convenience store, large concrete terminal grain elevator (Container terminal), a wooden crib grain elevator now used as a hemp plant, a truck and tractor dealer, a pool, a community-owned campground, and a library, two museums and a community park


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: www.prairierails.net nwcnco.htm North Western Coal and Navigation Company Retrieved on 2007-08-02 and it is one of only three communities designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. Parks Canada - Stirling Agricultural Village New Stirling thumb left 100px Poster advertising lots in Maybutt, Alberta "New Stirling" (Image:Plans for Maybutt, Alberta.jpg)


title biography

people tbrandle.html title Biography of Theodore Brandley author Stirling Historical Society accessdate 2007-08-02 * Reg Kesler, Calgary Stampede champion and member of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame Canadian Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame Biography of Reg Kesler Retrieved on 2007-08-02 See also *List of attractions and landmarks in Stirling, Alberta * List


sports basketball

10 championships.sports basketball results results.php3#2005 Alberta Schools' Athletic Association website Retrieved on 2006-03-01. In 2006 the final game was a decisive 98-68 victory over the third-ranked Youngstown Falcons. Besides the provincial title, the Stirling Lakers recorded a season of 30 wins, 9 losses, and 3 other tournament champion titles, including the 1A South Zone Title, the Picture Butte Sugar King Invitational, and the Mccoy


cultural landscape

Lake 18 Mile Lake " (18 miles from Lethbridge), Book: The Mormon Cultural Landscape at Stirling Agricultural Village, Alberta By Robert M. Graham so the trains would have water for the engines. This station was named after J. A. Stirling, an executive in a company in England that helped finance the ARCC. At that time, there were no people or buildings in the region, with the exception of station employees who lived

: A Cultural Landscape History of Stirling, Alberta - By Elise A. Corbet A large hotel; the Prairie Queen Hotel, a Presbyterian Church, and more a variety of other businesses and houses quickly sprung up shortly after land was opened up. The community even had its own newspaper; the "New Stirling Star". The town did not flourish, and eventually buildings were moved away, the school was closed and in the 1950s the post office closed its doors. Maybutt has slowly died off making it a ghost town with few original buildings remaining. New Stirling (Maybutt, Alberta) Picture Gallery Ghost towns of Canada Retrieved on 2008-07-05. In recent years homes have been moved into Maybutt as small hobby farms and acreages. Geography and climate Stirling is in the County of Warner No. 5, and lies 31 km (19 mi) south-east of Lethbridge, at the junction of Highway 4 (Alberta Highway 4) and Highway 846 (Alberta Highway 846). The Milk River Ridge is south of the village, and Etzikom Coulee and Kipp Coulee are north of it. class "wikitable" - !Coordinates: is an east–west highway in southern Alberta, Canada. In the west, Highway 61 starts at Highway 4 (Alberta Highway 4) north of the Village of Stirling (Stirling, Alberta) and ends at Highway 889 (Alberta Highway 889) east of the Hamlet of Manyberries (Manyberries, Alberta). It is part of the Red Coat Trail, a historical route north of the Canada–US border. The Red Coat Trail continues to Saskatchewan via Highway 889 and Highway 501 (Alberta Highway 501).


rock art

Provincial Park , 44 km east of Milk River, is one of the largest areas of protected prairie in the Alberta park system, and serves as both a nature preserve and protection for the largest concentration of rock art, created by Plains People. There are over 50 rock art sites, with thousands of figures, as well as numerous archeological sites. Education thumb left 200px Stirling School (Image:Stirling School 1902. Stirling, Alberta.png) 1902, demolished 1957 Stirling has one school that covers Kindergarten through grade 12 in the Westwind School Division (Westwind School Division No. 74). Enrollment for Stirling School Stirling School. Retrieved on 2007-08-02 was 322 in 2006. Stirling School is home to a few athletic teams, from volleyball to badminton, even golf. Sports is an east–west highway in southern Alberta, Canada. In the west, Highway 61 starts at Highway 4 (Alberta Highway 4) north of the Village of Stirling (Stirling, Alberta) and ends at Highway 889 (Alberta Highway 889) east of the Hamlet of Manyberries (Manyberries, Alberta). It is part of the Red Coat Trail, a historical route north of the Canada–US border. The Red Coat Trail continues to Saskatchewan via Highway 889 and Highway 501 (Alberta Highway 501).


classical style'

every year with new fish for fishing. Corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue. *Centennial Park (Centennial Park (Stirling)), community park with swimming pool,play grounds, a tennis court, basketball courts, reunion center, a senior citizen's center, baseball diamonds and a campground. *Prairie Cactus Mini Putts, a privately owned miniature golf course, open by request. Corner of 1st Street and 7th Avenue. *William T. Ogden House, a Neo-Classical (Neoclassical architecture) style house that is declared as a Provincial historic site of Alberta (List of provincial historic sites of Alberta) located in Stirling. Every year around Halloween the owners of the home decorate the is an east–west highway in southern Alberta, Canada. In the west, Highway 61 starts at Highway 4 (Alberta Highway 4) north of the Village of Stirling (Stirling, Alberta) and ends at Highway 889 (Alberta Highway 889) east of the Hamlet of Manyberries (Manyberries, Alberta). It is part of the Red Coat Trail, a historical route north of the Canada–US border. The Red Coat Trail continues to Saskatchewan via Highway 889 and Highway 501 (Alberta Highway 501).


history people

the Bascom Ranch of Stirling. *RV (RV (film)), movie filmed in the Vancouver area and southern Alberta including the Stirling area, May–December 2005, starring Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, Joanna Levesque (JoJo (singer)), Josh Hutcherson, Jeff Daniels, and Kristin Chenoweth. Notable people * Theodore Brandley, LDS missionary (Missionary (LDS Church)) and colonizer of Stirling

people tbrandle.html title Biography of Theodore Brandley author Stirling Historical Society accessdate 2007-08-02 * Reg Kesler, Calgary Stampede champion and member of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame Canadian Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame Biography of Reg Kesler Retrieved on 2007-08-02 See also *List of attractions and landmarks in Stirling, Alberta * List


small band

in the section house (Section house (railway)). With the arrival of irrigation on November 14, 1899, the Village of Stirling developed adjacent to the ARCC and station house. On May 5, 1899, a small

band of 30 Mormon settlers led by Theodore Brandley of Richfield, Utah, arrived at Stirling station. Theodore Brandley, with the help of Charles Ora Card, began planning the layout of the new town. The town site was to be made up of one square mile (640 acres), then divided into lots of ; each with a surveyed road around the entire area with a lane running north and south, dividing it into two parcels. The parcels were again divided, east and west, making


long+community

. thumb right 100px One of Stirling's decorative banners (Image:Stirling Banner.jpg) Events *''Stirling Community Garage Sale'' (''Saturday of May-long (May long weekend)''), community garage sale held by the Stirling Historical Society. *''Lions (Lions Clubs International) Community BBQ'' (''June''), community BBQ held at the Stirling Lions Hall. *''Stirling Settler Days'' (''July''), after Stirling's founding on May 5, 1899, the 24th of July, previously known as "

Stirling, Alberta

'''Stirling''' is a village in the County of Warner No. 5, Alberta, Canada. The village is located on Highway 4 (Alberta Highway 4), approximately northwest of the United States-Canada border.

The Village of Stirling is also referred to as Stirling Agricultural Village due to its designation as a National Historic Site of Canada (National Historic Sites of Canada). It is one of only three Canadian communities designated as such, Quebec City and Louisbourg, Nova Scotia being the other two.

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